Wednesday, September 15, 2010


What if we stop trying to be better than others, and simply try to better ourselves?
What would the world be like, then?


We can only see as deeply into another person, as we are willing to see into ourselves.

How deeply do you look inside of yourself?

Monday, July 12, 2010

One Team, One Dream!

Un Equipo, Un SueƱ Spanish that means One Team, One Dream. For those of you that had the opportunity to witness Spain winning the World Cup, you got to see a beautiful example of a team focused on staying with their system and teamwork, in spite of whatever style they encountered from their opposition.

What can be learned from this? In order for a group to become a team, there are four key elements:

1. Shared goals
2. Interdependence
3. Commitment
4. Accountability

What the Spanish team did in 50 days of being together was to demonstrate what is possible, when these four elements are practiced.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Letting go!

Letting go involves one key step...identifying where you are holding...holding on, holding in, holding back, holding up, holding down. It's only when you find where you are holding, that you can then let go. Keep looking, keep listening, keep feeling, and you will find all the places where you hold.

Saturday, February 20, 2010


What is it about change that scares so many people? Why is it that most would rather stay with what is unsatisfying, rather than shift to something that is possibly more fulfilling?

Change brings up a level of awareness that is confronting and asks us to look at what is. From there we can then decide to stay with what is, if we even have the choice, or allow ourselves to discover new ways of looking, listening, and learning.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Celebrate Yourself!

As we come into the final stretch to the end of the year holidays, remember to celebrate yourself. We spend so much time running around buying gifts, preparing dinners, attending parties, that by the time we reach the new year, most of us are burnt out.

Make this year a different experience. Commit to celebrating yourself starting now. What does that entail? What does it mean saying "yes" to, and what does it mean saying "no" to? Be kind to yourself. Be conscious of what you are choosing as each event and offering is put in front of you.

Wouldn't it be nice to enter the new year refreshed, alive, and ready...rather than burnt out, tired, and needing a holiday!

Thursday, December 10, 2009

The Only Thing That is Constant is Change

t's been said that the only constant is change! How do you deal with change? Do you embrace it? Does it excite you? Do you look forward to the opportunities that it provides you? Or do you resist it? Does it bring up fear and anxiety?

We live in a world where change is happening faster than ever. Technology is changing faster than ever, our climate is changing in front of our eyes, our bodies, are changing, our relationships are changing...Change challenges our ability to stay present. Change challenges our expectations. Change asks us to be flexible.

As you deal with the changes that you are choosing, or changes that you are being asked of you, remember that the process of change involves these four principles:

Awareness and acceptance are the first steps to creating and integrating change in our lives.

Understanding what holds habitual behavior in place is key to doing things differently.

Improvement means making a new choice and replacing old behavior patterns with more effective ones.

Reinforcement emphasizes that practice with feedback brings improvement.

Whether you are dealing with addictive behaviors, or yo